Hacker Kitchen, Hulsta and Rolf Benz in India
Capt. Mukesh Kumar, Founder Chairman & Managing Director, Kanu Group of Companies re-launched the three iconic German brands Häcker Kitchen, Hülsta and Rolf Benz at their exclusive store at Mahipalpur. Dr. Corinna Fricke, Head of the Economic Section of the German Embassy and Mr. Oliver Bialowons, Managing Director, Hülsta inaugurated the store.
Kanu Kitchen Kulture Pvt. Ltd. was launched in 2004 by Capt. Mukesh Kumar. In the year of its inception, Kanu Kitchen had introduced Hacker Kitchen Gmbh & Co. Kg.-Germany’s Modular kitchen brand since 1898. Kanu Kitchen Kulture has been successful in extending the presence of Hacker from Delhi and Mumbai to ten other cities including Ludhiana, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Kochi, Coimbatore, Chennai, Indore & Trivandrum. The company plans to expand Hackar to Pune, Kolkata etal.
In 2010, Kanu Kitchen Kulture introduced Hülsta to India and presently the company has already expanded Hülsta in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru & Ludhiana.
Capt. Mukesh Kumar, Founder Chairman & Managing Director, Kanu Group of Companies said, “We have been associated with Hacker Kitchen since 2004 and Hülsta since 2010. Back then it was a challenge to bring an International brand to India as the market was fragmented. Back in 2004 we could foresee the potential India has when it comes to owning a long-lasting and high quality product. Today, in various cities of India, Kanu Kitchen has opened 12 outlets of Hacker in 12 years and 4 of Hülsta in 6 years and promises to grow further, each year.
Mr. Oliver Bialowons, Managing Director, Hülsta-WerkeHüls GmbH & Co. KG, “India is a very important market for us. As Euromonitor International forecasts India will achieve the fastest real growth in luxury goods sales and a lot seems to be changing at a very fast pace and will continue to do so in the next 5 to 10 years. This has prompted us to be very optimistic of our success in India. Further, Kanu Kitchen has helped us to connect with an audience which has an eye and taste for luxury”.
Hülsta-WerkeHüls GmbH & Co. KG founded by Karl Huls in 1938 is the largest and most famous German furniture manufacturer with 55% market share in Germany.
Hülsta, a third generation family business with a highly cosmopolitan outlook, total commitment to its location and outstanding creativity, is currently setting the worldwide benchmark for the highest quality of furniture.
Part of the Hüls Group, Rolf Benz and Co. KG is one of Europe‘s most renowned manufacturers of premium upholstered furniture. For over 50 years, it has been producing design-oriented functional sofas with a legendary sitting comfort that has only been perfected over time. Its origin dates back to 1964, when young upholster Rolf Benz founded the company in Nagold, Germany. It was taken over by the Hüls Group in 1989.
Häcker Küchen GmbH & Co. KG has been producing modular kitchens in Germany since 1965 at their central manufacturing facility covering an area of 2,02,000 sq. mts. located at Rodinghausen, in Germany. Hacker annual turn-over in 2015 was 466 million Euros and supplies kitchen world over from their manufacturing facility in Germany only. Häcker produces kitchens that fulfill the highest standards in terms of quality, functionality durability and using the most modern fully automated computer controlled state-of-the-art production machines to produce perfect modular kitchen systems.
Hacker has a global presence of being in more than 60 countries apart from EU covering Middle East, Asia & south East Asia, Far East & Pacific.
Hacker offers 100% customized modular kitchens for every segment–ranging from low-end to mid–segment and top–end. Their strength is in their continued research & development to keep pace with the latest technologies. From Hacker every single kitchen is customized to fit any space within their standard cabinetry system.
Häcker currently produces approx, 8000 carcases every day in one 8 hours working shift, five days a week which roughly concludes to produce 750 kitchens per day.
The total Häcker production is automatized to 92% with only 8% of human element so as to deliver a high precision, top quality modular kitchen to the consumer. Total production is governed under stringent quality controls whereby every single plant used carries a DIN certification (equivalent of ISI in India with higher stringent controls). The company has ISO 9001 certification to its credit.